Learning Styles

  title={Learning Styles},
  author={H. Pashler and M. McDaniel and D. Rohrer and R. Bjork},
  journal={Psychological Science in the Public Interest},
  pages={105 - 119}
  • H. Pashler, M. McDaniel, +1 author R. Bjork
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological Science in the Public Interest
  • The term “learning styles” refers to the concept that individuals differ in regard to what mode of instruction or study is most effective for them. Proponents of learning-style assessment contend that optimal instruction requires diagnosing individuals' learning style and tailoring instruction accordingly. Assessments of learning style typically ask people to evaluate what sort of information presentation they prefer (e.g., words versus pictures versus speech) and/or what kind of mental… CONTINUE READING
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